Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic Rating: 2 Stars Release Date: August 17, 2017 Genre: YA Fantasy All the women in Iris and Malina’s family have the unique magical ability or “gleam” to manipulate beauty. Iris sees flowers as fractals and turns her kaleidoscope visions into glasswork, while Malina interprets moods as music. But … Continue reading Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic
First of all, thank you to Kris for nominating me for this award... like three months ago xD. I am terrible, and haven't done it yet. She is super awesome, and you should go read her blog. She is hilarious, and her blog is so, so fun!! The Rules: Share the link of the blogger … Continue reading The Unique Blogger Award //
All The Truth That's in Me by Julie Berry Rating: 4.5 Stars Release Date: September 26, 2013 Genre: YA Historical Fiction Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends … Continue reading All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry // Harrowing, hopeful, and beautiful.
The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine Rating: 4 Stars Release Date: Genre: MG/YA Fantasy In this compelling and thought-provoking fantasy set in the world of The Two Princesses of Bamarre, Newbery Honor-winning author Gail Carson Levine introduces a spirited heroine who must overcome deeply rooted prejudice—including her own—to heal her broken … Continue reading The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine // Fairies, Rapunzel, and nostalgia.
First of all, EXCUSE ME. HOW is the year HALFWAY OVER?? What is going on? This is the time of year when I start to panic because I realize summer is halfway over and I have done nothing productive or exciting. So this section of my wrap-up is, unfortunately, quite boring. I went camping. I … Continue reading June Wrap-Up // I “read” so much my ears fell off. // My eyes are boiling from this HEAT.
Because I'm super behind on reviews, I thought it'd be fun to do some mini reviews for some contemporary romances I've read lately! Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch Rating: 4 Stars Release Date: May 3, 2016 Lina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine … Continue reading Mini Reviews: The Love Letters Edition
So I've seen this Q&A floating around, and I don't know who made it, but yay to you!! It was super fun to do, and a perfect backup post while I attempt to get my busy life back together... 1. Best book I’ve read so far? This is TOO HARD of a question, so I'll … Continue reading Mid-Year Book Freak-Out Tag // In which I appropriately freak out over books.
The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry Rating: 5 Stars Release Date: April 12, 2016 Genre: YA Historical Fiction Dolssa is a young gentlewoman with uncanny gifts, on the run from an obsessed friar determined to burn her as a heretic for the passion she refuses to tame. Botille is a wily and charismatic peasant, … Continue reading The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry // Please excuse me while I cry in this corner.
I have really some terrible habits when it comes to reading. I'm also really terrible at coming up with introductions for my blog posts, so, tragically, there isn't going to be one. Starting 51270 books at once and only finishing a couple Seriously. I use Overdrive, which is an app that lets me download e-books … Continue reading My Worst Reading Habits // Someone please take Overdrive AWAY from me.
Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Rating: 2 Stars Release Date: September 20, 2016 Genre: YA Historical Fiction / Murder Mystery Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden … Continue reading Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco // Yes, dear book, we know you’re gruesome. // Audrey Rose, dear, SHUT UP.